$10

10 Develop Scoring Criteria for Evaluation Proposals

$10

12 And the Winner is…Select a Subcontractor

$10

13 Crossing the Finish Line – Subcontracting

$25

19 Understanding the Savings to Investment Ratio

$10

2 Federal Statutes, Regulations and Grant Guidance

$10

21 Show Me the Money! Reconciling Invoices

$10

24 Support Quality Work with Training and Technical Assistance Funds

$25

25 Request the Right Training for Your Agency

$10

29 Basics of Multifamily Weatherization

$25

6 Implement WAP Contract or Budget Modifications

$65

A/C and Heat Pump Equipment Identification (Mini Course)

2.5Air conditioners and heat-pumps come in many designs and sizes. This electrically powered HVAC equipment can be challenging to identify.  This lesson describes how to identify A/C and heat pump equipment in buildings.

$15

AC and Heat Pump Tune-Up Procedure (Micro Course)

$35

Air Pressure and Flow (Mini Course)

1.5 hours of effort

$175

Air Sealing Buildings (Short Course)

(7.0 CEUs) This lesson explores the nature of an air barrier, how to find air leaks, and how to seal ducts and the holes that ducts create through the building envelope.

$20

Airflow and Static Pressure in HVAC Systems (Micro Course)

(0.9 CEU; 55 minutes)  Airflow and static pressure are directly related to one another. Measuring static pressure is considerably easier than measuring airflow. Thus, we measure static pressure differences in different parts of a forced air system. This micro course gives you a quick rundown of how to measure static pressure and to make decisions based on your measurements.

$30

Analyzing Consumption (Mini Course)

1.5 hours of effort

$60

ASHRAE 62.2 Ventilation Standard (Mini Course)

$100

Attic Insulation Methods (Short Course)

4 hours of effort

$35

Attic Insulation Preparation (Mini Course)

1.5 hours of effort

$55

Avoiding Jobsite Health Hazards (Mini Course)

$50

Basic Mechanical Ventilation (Mini Course)

$30

Blower Door Test Preparation (Mini Course)

$225

Blower Door Testing (Short Course)

8.5 hours of effort

$75

Blower Door Testing (Test)

Test content: blower door preparation, set-up, choice of settings, test results, typical problems, air-leakage standards, and manometers.

$200

Building Evaluation Skills (Short Course)

( 9.0 CEUs) Before we spend money on improving the buildings energy efficiency, we need an energy audit. There is quite a bit of math and other evaluation tools involved in an energy audit. You need a wide variety of information to evaluate a home and to write a work order. This topic focuses on improving your ability to evaluate buildings quantitatively.

$15

Building Expertise in Your Students (Micro Course)

$100

Building Science (Test)

Test content: the fundamentals of energy efficiency, building construction, building energy retrofit, building materials, and building construction.

$200

Building Science Basics (Short Course)

8 hours of effort

$50

Building-Evaluation Skills (Test)

(2,0 CEUs) Test content: math reasoning skills, energy calculations, building characteristics, and knowledge of the way professionals evaluate buildings.

$10

Buildings and Their HVAC Systems (Micro Course)

$10

Changing States Of Matter: Sensible and Latent Heat (Micro Course)

$35

Combustion Safety (Mini Course)

(1.0 CEUs) Study the principles of combustion safety. Learn why combustion appliances are potential hazards, and how to inspect appliances for combustion-safety problems. Discover what you can do about combustion-safety problems when you find them.

$65

Combustion Safety Testing (Mini Course)

$175

Combustion Testing and Combustion Venting (Short Course)

(6.0 CEUs) Learn the basics of combustion safety testing & combustion venting systems, including chimneys, vent connectors and other components.

$65

Combustion Venting Systems (Mini Course)

$65

Cooling Principles (Mini Course)

1.0 CEUs) This lesson covers the sources of heat gain in buildings. The lesson discusses how your climate influences electricity consumption for cooling. It explains common energy-efficiency strategies that minimize cooling costs by reducing heat gains.

$50

Cooling with Ventilation (Mini Course)

(2.0 CEUs) Learn to cool a home with only fans, for example: circulating fans, portable cooling fans, whole-house fans, and evaporative coolers

$20

Dense-Pack Wall Insulation (Micro Course)

$60

Dense-Pack Wall Insulation Retrofit (Mini Course)

$35

Door Repair, Adjustment, and Weatherstrip (Mini Course)

$35

Door Selection and Installation (Mini Course)

1.5 hours of effort

$35

Duct Air Sealing (Mini Course)

(1.5 CEUs) Learn The most effective methods to test leaky duct systems. Study how to locate air leaks in different types of ducts, and how to seal and repair the ducts permanently.

$125

Duct Airtightness Testing (Short Course)

5 hours of effort

$35

Duct Blower Theory (Mini Course)

1.5 hours of effort

$125

Duct Energy Efficiency (Short Course)

$15

Duct-Induced House Pressures (Micro Course)

$15

Economical Window Shading (Micro Course)

Window shading is a vital energy retrofit for saving electricity on air conditioning and for providing acceptable comfort in buildings. This micro course introduces a variety of options for shading windows. Exterior window treatments are far superior to interior window treatments (with the exception of window films).

$15

Electric Circuits Introduction (Micro Course)

$35

Electric Power and Energy (Mini Course)

$5

Electricity Peak Load and Air Conditioning (Micro Course)

$10

Electricity, Energy, and Power (Micro Course)

$125

Energy Auditor (Test)

Test content: building science, building evaluation skills, heating and cooling, baseload, ventilation systems, and moisture management.

$20

Energy Metrics: Benchmarks, Standards, and Trends (Micro Course)

$20

Exterior and Interior Storm Windows (Micro Course)

$55

Finding Major Air Leaks (Mini Course)

(2.0 CEUs) Air leakage is one of the largest sources of heat loss in winter and heat gain in summer. Learn about common air-leak locations found in residential buildings. If you can recognize these building characteristics, then finding the air leaks is simple.

$20

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Purchasing and HR (Micro Course)

(0.5 CEU; 25 minutes) This important 13-minute video discusses Fraud, Waste and Abuse by comparing good purchasing and hiring practices with bad practices. This video is relevant especially to government agencies and non-profits.

$150

Gas Combustion Heating (Short Course)

6 hours of effort

$50

Gas Combustion Heating Overview (Minicourse)

(2.0 CEUs) Learn the different types of burners and venting systems, and gas-combustion. Study gas-combustion equipment types, and common heat-distribution systems.

$35

Gas Furnace Efficiency Strategy (Mini Course)

$55

Gas Heating Systems Equipment Identification (Mini Course)

$10

Health and Safety Inspection and Overview (Micro Course) (Duplicate)

$10

Heat-Loss Building Science of Walls (Micro Course)

$175

Heating and Cooling Equipment Fundamentals (Short Course)

(7.0 CEUs) Identify different types of heating-and-cooling systems. Energy specialists must know how to provide safety and efficiency for HVAC equipment and to understand the basics of equipment service and replacement.

$175

Heating and Cooling Equipment Fundamentals (Short Course)

(7.0 CEUs) Identify different types of heating-and-cooling systems. Energy specialists must know how to provide safety and efficiency for HVAC equipment and to understand the basics of equipment service and replacement.

$75

Heating and Cooling Equipment Fundamentals (Test)

Test content: gas heating, air conditioners, heat pumps, the refrigeration cycle, combustion venting systems, and equipment identification.

$25

Heating and Cooling Introduction (Mini Course)

(1.0 CEUs) Occupants experience discomfort, sub-optimal health, and reduced productivity in buildings that don’t provide adequate comfort. Learn how the thermal envelope, HVAC systems, and occupant behaviors affect the heating and cooling performance.

$20

Heating Load and Annual Consumption (Micro Course)

$200

HVAC Basics (Short Course)

(8.0 CEUs) Understand how HVAC systems work, and what you can do to improve their efficiency. This is our most advanced course on HVAC. This course for energy auditors and inspectors or anyone that needs a detailed introductory course.

$65

HVAC Refrigeration (Mini Course)

(2.5 CEUs) Study the refrigeration cycle and how HVAC refrigeration systems work. Learn about problems that reduce refrigeration efficiency, and how to recognize refrigeration problems.

$15

HVAC Refrigeration Cycle Introduction (Micro Course)

$25

HVAC Retro-Commissioning (Mini Course)

(1.0 CEU) HVAC systems are expensive to replace. When we solve HVAC problems without replacing the system, we benefit our client. This mini course covers how to improve existing HVAC systems through retro-commissioning. Retro-commissioning evaluates the functioning of HVAC systems through measurement and adjustment.

$35

HVAC Retrofit Efficiency Choices (Mini Course)

$250

Insulation Materials and Equipment (Short Course)

(9.5 CEUs) You’ll learn about the blowing machines, hoses, power tools, hand tools, protective equipment, and work vehicles, used to install insulation in existing buildings and new ones.

$75

Insulation Methods and Materials (Test)

Test content: fibrous insulation, foamboard insulation, spray foam insulation, installation equipment, tools, and PPE.

$35

Insulation Performance Factors (Mini Course)

$100

Introduction to Weatherization (Mini Course)

(1.5 CEUs) The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is a federal program created by Congress in 1979. Since then, WAP has weatherized millions of low income homes, pioneered many innovations, and trained hundreds of thousands of workers.

$10

Low-Cost Cooling Strategy (Micro Course)

$35

Low-Energy Cooling (Mini Course)

(1.5 CEUs) Learn how to use low-energy cooling to minimize the amount of time that air conditioners operate. Strategies include cool roofs, window treatments, circulation fans, whole house fans, and evaporative coolers.

$225

Low-Energy Cooling (Short Course)

8.5 hours of effort

$5

Measuring Insulation Performance (Micro Course)

$225

Mobile Home Weatherization (Short Course)

(9.0 CEUs) Mobile and manufactured homes are different in many ways from site-built homes. Insulation levels in the roof, walls, and floors are minimal. You will learn of variety of air-sealing, insulation, and repair methods in this course.

$35

Mobile-Home Air Sealing and Duct Sealing (Mini Course)

$35

Mobile-Home Construction (Mini Course)

$35

Mobile-Home Floor Insulation (Mini Course)

$35

Mobile-Home Roof Insulation (Mini Course)

$35

Mobile-Home Wall Insulation (Mini Course)

$75

Mobile-Home Weatherization (Test)

Test content: mobile-home construction, air sealing, duct sealing, along with roof, wall, and floor insulation.

$200

Moisture Management for Buildings (Short Course)

8 hours of effort

$15

Multipoint Blower Door Tests (Micro Course)

$10

Non-Invasive Superheat Testing (Micro Course)

$35

Professional Insulation Equipment (Mini Course)

$20

Professional Sprayed and Injected Foam (Micro Course)

$100

Quality Control Inspector (Test)

Tests you on the knowledge, training, and experience of an energy auditor who’s been on the job between for at least five years.

$175

Reducing Baseload Energy (Short Course)

6.5 hours of effort

$25

Residential Refrigerators (Mini Course)

$35

Roof and Attic Ventilation (Mini Course)

$35

Simple Pressure Diagnostics (Mini Course)

1.5 hours of effort

$15

Simple Zone-Pressure Diagnostics (Micro Course)

$25

Site Drainage for Buildings (Mini Course)

$20

Steam and Hydronic Heating Basics (Micro Course)

(0.8 CEU; 50 minutes) This micro course outlines the most important concepts to understand how steam and hydronic heating systems work along with the problems that in fact these systems.

$50

Stopping Heat Gain (Mini Course)

(2.0 CEUs) In climates with cooling needs, the most effective cooling strategy stops heat before it enters the building. Learn how heat enters buildings and the best strategies to stop heat gain. You’ll learn to limit heat gain in buildings, including: solar heat, air leakage, internal heat gains, and heat transmission.

$10

Tips on Teaching by John Krigger (Micro Course)

$15

Trainer Communication and Behavior (Micro Course)

$10

Understanding Summer Heat Gain (Micro Course)

$15

Understanding Thermal Mass (Micro Course)

(0.5 CEU; 25 minutes) Thermal mass benefits some climates and building assemblies but not others. Study some scientific evidence on the value of thermal mass.

$40

Unvented Roof Insulation (Mini Course)

$50

Ventilation Systems Overview (Mini Course)

$35

Wall Insulation Materials (Mini Course)

$125

Wall Insulation Methods and Materials (Short Course)

(5 CEUs) Wall insulation presents the challenge of insulating cavities that you can't look into. This course discusses the materials and methods of installing wall insulation

$25

Water Barriers and Flashing (Mini Course)

$15

Weatherization Assistant (WA) Software Intro (Mini Course)

$40

Whole Building Ventilation Systems (Mini Course)

$200

Whole-Building Ventilation (Short Course)

(8.0 CEUs) As we make buildings more airtight, we must install whole-building ventilation. Learn the building-science principles such as: indoor-air quality, air leakage, relative humidity, and ventilation strategies. Study a variety of different ventilation systems and how to install these systems.

$55

Window and Door Installation (Mini Course)

$35

Window Performance Factors (Mini Course)

1.5 hours of effort

$250

Windows and Doors (Short Course)

9 hours of effort

$25

Windows Introduction (Mini Course)

(1.0 CEUs) An introduction to types of windows, insulated glass, frame types, and the energy considerations of choosing a new or replacement window.

$65

Worker Accident Prevention (Mini Course)

$225

Worker Health and Safety (Short Course)

8 hours of effort

$20

Worst-Case Depressurization Testing (Micro Course)

$3.00

Z-Level AC Viability Course (Micro-Micro Course for Testing)